Book Review: The Book of Flora by Meg Elison #20booksofsummer

Summary: In the wake of the apocalypse, Flora has come of age in a highly gendered post-plague society where females have become a precious, coveted, hunted, and endangered commodity. But Flora does not participate in the economy that trades in bodies. An anathema in a world that prizes procreation above all else, she is an … Continue reading Book Review: The Book of Flora by Meg Elison #20booksofsummer

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Book Review: A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World by C. A. Fletcher

Summary: My name's Griz. My childhood wasn't like yours. I've never had friends, and in my whole life I've not met enough people to play a game of football. My parents told me how crowded the world used to be, but we were never lonely on our remote island. We had each other, and our … Continue reading Book Review: A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World by C. A. Fletcher

Book Review: Of Blood and Bone by Nora Roberts

Summary: They look like an everyday family living an ordinary life. But beyond the edges of this peaceful farm, unimaginable forces of light and dark have been unleashed. Fallon Swift, approaching her thirteenth birthday, barely knows the world that existed before—the city where her parents lived, now in ruins and reclaimed by nature since the … Continue reading Book Review: Of Blood and Bone by Nora Roberts

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Storm of Locusts by Rebecca Roanhorse

Can’t-Wait Wednesday, aka Waiting on Wednesday, is a weekly meme originating from Jill at Breaking the Spine and now hosted by Wishful Endings. If you’re interested in participating, stop by Wishful Endings to link up your posts. It's been four weeks since the bloody showdown at Black Mesa, and Maggie Hoskie, Diné monster hunter, is trying to make the … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Storm of Locusts by Rebecca Roanhorse

Book Review: Star Touched by A. L. Kaplan

Summary:   Eighteen-year-old Tatiana is running from her past and her star-touched powers. Her power to heal may be overshadowed by more destructive abilities. Fleeing the persecution of those like her, Tatiana seeks refuge in a small town she once visited. But this civil haven, in a world where society has broken down, is beginning … Continue reading Book Review: Star Touched by A. L. Kaplan

Book Review: Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse

Summary: While most of the world has drowned beneath the sudden rising waters of a climate apocalypse, Dinétah (formerly the Navajo reservation) has been reborn. The gods and heroes of legend walk the land, but so do monsters. Maggie Hoskie is a Dinétah monster hunter, a supernaturally gifted killer. When a small town needs help … Continue reading Book Review: Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse

Book Review: MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood

In this final book in her MaddAddam trilogy, Margaret Atwood gives us a look at a post-apocalyptic near-future populated by the remnants of super hippies, scientists, and genetically engineered humans and animals. There are so many interesting things to talk about in MaddAddam, I'm not even sure where to start. Let's jump in. Summary: A … Continue reading Book Review: MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood